The years immediately following the civiil war is(1865-1877)are known as the Reconstruction Era
the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth amendments
to prevent companies from restraining trade
to prevent monopolies by big corporations or trusts
the Dawes General Allotment Act.
The south had interior lines of communication and a railroad system to exploit this advantage by shifting troops where they were needed. The south was also on the Gulf of Mexico, which was a commonly used trading port.
The Constitution provided no guidance on secession or readmission of states.
It was a decisive, though costly, Union victory. Coupled with the contemporary size of the Island Number. 10 (April 7th) carried out by Pope's Union Army, it opened to the North the way to the conquest of Memphis and the valley of the River Mississippi
conflicting train schedules
they brought republican ideas to southern politics
The people in steerage were at the bottom of the ship and below water level. There were no windows, no rooms, and very little of anything else. The ships in the 1900's divided decks according to classes of people. The decks were separated with locked gates and the upper deck people who paid the most for passage never met or saw the people on the other decks. The immigrants below were locked in so they couldn't have access to the upper decks. They were considered the poorest dirtiest people on the ship so we're sold the worse accommodations.
Thomas Nast worked to expose the illegal activities of William "Boss" Tweed.
it drove a comprimise that ended reconstruction
Suspension bridges are one of the oldest engineering forms, dating back to the 4th century. Modern suspension bridges were made possible by the web truss, invented by John Augustus Roebling. The web truss made a very sturdy, rigid structure that could withstand storms, wind forces, and heavy loads.
it had its roots in a Sunday school camp, on the shores of New York's Chautauqua lake.
they wanted workers to have higher wages and safer working conditions
People believed that the Chinese had taken their jobs
Showa japan, Civil War
His Reconstruction Plan.